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Doctors performing surgery.

Bariatric surgery has rapidly gained in popularity in the past decade and for those at high risk, the morbidly obese or people who are obese with serious health risk factors, it can make a big difference. Read more

Sophomore wide receiver Ryan Cragun leads Penn with 36 catches this season for 604 yards.

The Penn Quakers will be back home on Saturday to welcome the Brown Bears to Franklin Field in Ivy League action.Read more

Philadelphia Eagles general manager Howie Roseman speaks to media during the 2019 NFL Combine at Indianapolis Convention Center.

Eagles fans will keep a close eye on their smart phones and Twitter leading up to 4 p.m. Tuesday. It's Trade Deadline Day 2019 in the NFL. The Voice of the Eagles, Merrill Reese, told KYW Newsradio there are some areas he thinks the team should address.Read more

People exercising.

How much exercise is the correct amount of exercise? The best way to come up with a solution is to look at the evidence. Read more

A doctor in the hallway.

Metabolic syndrome is a medical condition that addresses the fact that heart disease and diabetes develop over time. Read more

A crew working to install trolley tracks along Richmond St.

Two massive infrastructure projects underway in Port Richmond are causing traffic woes and businesses to close. Read more here.Read more

Kathryn Hiesinger, curator of decorative arts and design, in front of a giant balloon that breathes.

Designs for Different Futures is a new exhibit at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, which collects 80 works that address challenges we may face in the future. Listen to the full podcast here.Read more

This week's panel includes Samia Bristow of Maternity Care Coalition, Jatolla Davis, midwife and certified nurse with Jefferson Health, Saleemah McNeil, CEO of Oshun Family Center, and Janayah Davis, who survived a near-death experience during childbirth.

This week on Flashpoint: Host and KYW Newsradio community affairs reporter Cherri Gregg asks the burning questions about Philadelphia's maternal mortality rates.Read more

Bill Wagner

After 50 years at the helm of the sprint football — also known as lightweight football — program at Penn, Bill Wagner is set to retire at the current season's end. Listen to the full story on the 1-on-1 podcast with Matt Leon, only on KYW Newsradio.Read more

Halloween candy

The trash component of Halloween is horridly high. The square footage of candy wrappers rivals that of holiday giftwrap, with the added eyesore of almost instantly becoming litter in streets and, later, in waterways.Read more

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